More Details about Pleural Diseases 6th Edition

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearJuly 2013


Now in a fully revised and updated Sixth Edition, Dr. Light's classic text, Pleural Diseases, delivers even more focused content on the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and management of pleural diseases. The text’s straightforward, single-author perspective combines procedural expertise, insights on recent technical advances, and clear recommendations for both diagnosis and treatment. This edition includes current and timely information on management of both paraneoplastic and malignant pleural effusions, new cautions regarding the need for training in thoracentesis, diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusions, and newer agents for producing effusions.

Key Features:-

  • Three algorithms for diagnosis of pleural effusions help identify causes of pathologic findings.
  • Chapters on thoracentesis, pleural biopsy, chest tube insertion, and thoracoscopy provide indication
  • Detailed coverage of parapneumonic and malignant pleural effusions addresses the most recent advance
  • NEW to the Sixth Edition… • Updated treatment regimens for paraneoplastic lesions broaden therapeuti